He Scared 'Gringos' Into Using His Taxi App. Now He's Selling At-Home Beauty

“If this was actually a good idea, it would have already been done in the United States.” That was the feedback Brazilian entrepreneur Tallis Gomes got at Startup Weekend in Rio de Janeiro in 2011, for his idea to create an app that called taxis to your doorstep and paid them via credit card. Sound […]

Running Windows 95 in an “app” is a dumb stunt that makes a good point

Enlarge (credit: Felix Rieseberg) A silly new app has been doing the rounds this week: Windows 95 as a standalone application. Running on Windows, macOS, and Linux, the Windows 95 “app” combines Electron (a framework for building desktop applications using JavaScript and other Web technology) with an existing x86 emulator written in JavaScript. The emulator […]